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Decline Stalls: 58 Million Americans Still Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

the percentage of nonsmokers exposed to secondhand smoke did not decline significantly across most demographic subgroups. This lack of decline could be attributable to the slowed adoption of comprehensive smoke-free laws in all workplaces, restaurants, a
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Dec 10, 2018 04:33
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1 in 4 non-smokers are exposed to dangerous levels of second-hand smoke: CDC reveals progress has stalled after huge drop since the 80s

One in four non-smokers - including 14 million children - are exposed to dangerous levels of secondhand smoke, new CDC data reveal. The rate of cigarette smokers has plummeted since the late 1980s, and with it the number of people unwittingly affected b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 12:54
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CDC: 58M Americans exposed to secondhand smoke

The data, gathered from 2013 to 2014, show that progress in reducing the public’s exposure to secondhand smoke has stalled in recent years, despite major declines in past decades.
The Hill
added Dec 7, 2018 12:28
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FDA’s Proposal to Prohibit Menthol Cigarettes, Flavored Cigars Will Save Lives and Should be Implemented Quickly; FDA Must Do More to Reverse Youth E-Cigarette Epidemic

FDA must move as quickly as possible to propose, finalize and implement the necessary regulations. If the FDA does so, it will be truly historic action to stop the tobacco industry from using flavored products to target and addict children, African Americ
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 16, 2018 02:38
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1 in 5 U.S. High School Students Now Vapes: CDC

More than 20 percent of high school students use electronic cigarettes, risking nicotine addiction, lung damage and the temptation to try traditional smokes, U.S. health officials reported Thursday. Between 2011 and 2018, the number of high school teens
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 16, 2018 02:31
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Results from 2018 National Youth Tobacco Survey show dramatic increase in e-cigarette use among youth over past year

[FDA] and (CDC) released new findings from the National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS) showing that more than 3.6 million middle and high school students were current (past 30 day) e-cigarette users in 2018, a dramatic increase of more than 1.5 million stude
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Nov 16, 2018 02:01
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CDC: Adult Smoking Hits Record Low

"This all-time low in cigarette smoking among U.S. adults is a tremendous public health accomplishment -- and it demonstrates the importance of continued proven strategies to reduce smoking," CDC director Robert Redfield, MD, said in a press statement.
MedPage Today
added Nov 9, 2018 18:58
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National Alliance for Hispanic Health Announces Support for CDC's Anti-smoking Campaign on its Seventh Year Launch

"The Tips Campaign offers advice from former smokers and free support from 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-855-DÉJELO-YA) to help motivate smokers to quit, and prevent others from ever starting," added Dr. Delgado. The 2018 Tips from Former Smokers (Tips) Campaign's 1
PR Newswire
added Aug 6, 2018 22:09
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Real people. Real stories. The real impact of tobacco

The Tips From Former Smokers campaign shares how real people’s lives were changed forever due to their smoking. Each real story represents thousands and thousands of Americans suffering from similar illnesses caused by smoking. “All of the Tips ad parti
Whidbey (WA) News-Times
added Jul 4, 2018 03:05
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Study says vaping by kids isn’t up, but some are skeptical

Vaping held steady last year in high school students and declined in middle school kids, according to new government data, but some researchers are skeptical because the survey may have missed out on a booming e-cigarette brand. The Centers for Disease C
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 8, 2018 03:16
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